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Welcome to Roxton ...

The city of Roxton is located

Roxton is located in Lamar County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Roxton has a population of 641 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Roxton.

The community of Roxton is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Roxton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Roxton: (903) and (430)<4>

The ZIP code for Roxton: 75477<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Roxton had an population of 641 people. This is a decrease of 1.38% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.64% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Roxton had a population of 650 people. This makes Roxton the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 650 people, the population of Roxton decreased 6.34% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 694 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Roxton.

Communities Also Named Roxton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Roxton - they are located in Arkansas, Pennsylvania, Quebec and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Roxton.

Communities near Roxton ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Roxton.

  • Paris [Lamar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paris
    • Paris [Lamar County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Roxton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,872 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paris
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paris<7>
  • Reno [Lamar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reno
    • Reno [Lamar County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Roxton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,349 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reno have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reno
  • Cooper [Delta County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cooper
    • Cooper [Delta County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Roxton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,005 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cooper
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cooper<7>
  • Honey Grove [Fannin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Honey Grove
    • Honey Grove [Fannin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Roxton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,738 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Honey Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Honey Grove<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ladonia [Fannin County]
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      • Ladonia [Fannin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Roxton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 634 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ladonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ladonia<7>
    • Tira [Hopkins County]
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      • Tira [Hopkins County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Roxton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 311 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tira have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tira
    • Windom [Fannin County]
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      • Windom [Fannin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Roxton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 207 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windom have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windom
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windom<7>
    • Pecan Gap [Delta County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pecan Gap
      • Pecan Gap [Delta County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Roxton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 197 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pecan Gap
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pecan Gap<7>
    • Sun Valley [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sun Valley
      • Sun Valley [Lamar County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Roxton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sun Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sun Valley
    • Toco [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toco
      • Toco [Lamar County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Roxton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 76 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toco have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toco

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Roxton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Roxton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Roxton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Roxton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Roxton. See our Newspapers Page for Roxton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Roxton ...

Looking for more information about Roxton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Roxton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Roxton.

Adding Roxton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Roxton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Roxton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Roxton on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Texas (1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Roxton on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Roxton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Lamar County: www.co.lamar.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Lamar, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Roxton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Roxton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (430) is an overlay for area code (903).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Roxton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Roxton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Roxton) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Roxton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RoxtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roxton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5473, Longitude: -95.7259    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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